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This position primarily supports our Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Specialty Value-Based Programs. This includes, but not limited to, Quality Improvement Program NJ (QIP-NJ), Perinatal Episode of Care Program, and Value in Opioid Use Disorder Treatment (ViT). The Program Manager works collaboratively with CMS, multidisciplinary teams within the organization, and community resources to drive program deliverables and achieve improvement in patient outcomes.
Demonstrated Microsoft Office proficiency, especially Excel proficiency required. Role involves heavy use of reviewing data in excel using filters, pivot tables, formatting, and VLOOKUP. Basic understanding of medical terminology and/or quality measurement (i.e. CMS, NCQA-HEDIS) preferred.
Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills; strong oral/written communication skills, including diplomacy and the ability to work with all disciplines, levels and backgrounds; strong analytical skills and experience with performance improvement, methodologies and decision-making skills are required.
Ability to maintain and develop relationships from various environments, such as hospital executive administrators, payer programs, community and patient groups, community based provider practices, IS technical staff, etc.
Exceptional strength in strategic thinking, analysis and problem solving, organizational leadership, collaboration, and a results oriented vision and focus.
Ability to direct and manage multiple priorities, utilize effective time management skills, and exercise sound administrative judgment.
The Cooper Center for Population Health is seeking a Program Manager for the Center for Population Health to assist in the development, implementation and oversight of programs within the Center for Population Health. The main program focuses on developing Population Health capabilities and Patient Centered Medical Home initiatives in Cooper Primary Care.
Provide strategic expertise and leadership to the Cooper’s Patient Engagement Initiatives, including the development and execution of the project plan, communications of the plan, oversight of all resources and activities.
Develop partnerships with external stakeholders. design and implement communication, training, and transition plans serving a broad spectrum of key stakeholders including executive, clinical, administrative, staff, and support functions.
Creates and subsequently manages project plans, leads team meetings and sets tactical direction and tasks to meet strategic goals.
Requires strong project management skills, high-level strategy and management and organization skills, and a strong knowledge of health reform and its effect on hospital-based care.
Directs all administrative, project development, execution and reporting for the program.
Participates in quality and process improvement initiatives related to the program.
2-3 years of strategy and program planning and/or management required. Experience in an integrated health system or health environment preferred. Knowledge, experience, and demonstrated success in creating and managing projects involving multiple stakeholders required.
Master’s Degree in Population Health, Public Health or Public Policy strongly preferred
Scheduled Days / Hours: M-F 8:30-5; Education:BACHELOR Required